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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: okthen
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 01:58 PM

good job it's not hesperus-you could get wrecked;)

cheers

bill


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Roger in Sheffield
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 01:47 PM

Hesperis - I was reading that you did not know where it came from and thinking instantly Hesperis matr...
Just as I was feeling very clever and about to reply with my botanical knowledge I scrolled down the screen to see that you had already dicovered Dames Violet. It grows in my garden - beautiful scent!
Good name


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: sophocleese
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 12:26 PM

Hello hesperis, no need to apologize or explain for not using your real name here. Many people don't for many different reasons. Welcome to Mudcat.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Art Thieme
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 10:28 AM

Art Thieme is the guy who lives next door to us here in Chernoble. He died several years ago after undergoing an excruciating year and three quarters of radiation sickness that was worse than anyone in our entire city. I figured I'd use his name as it wasn't being used any more. He was with theCIA as it turns out. (Most Americans here were.) When he had lived in the USA he became somewhat famous in Memphis, Tennessee as Elvis Presley. But now he's really dead. As far as I know, though, he never ever touched a guitar or banjo or jews harp or musical saw or dulcimer or anything---just a balalaika which everybody picks around here. They are definitely "unplugged" around here, but we are still amplified electrically--not by choice however. Just living here now has resulted in a degree of natural electricity and amplification that gives our instruments unique properties that are found nowhere else on the planet. My own Martin B-28 (3-piece back and rosewood sides with multi roentgen bracing) is, on occasion, brighter than a 175 watt bulb. Some here use their instruments (still after all this time) to get a nice tan.

Love to all,

Art Thieme


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: hesperis
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 09:54 AM

The word 'hesperis' came to me, I know not from where,
some time after a dream I had where my friend who just got married
was married already, and his apartment was in the same place but different,
and I was given new clothes of red and black by his wife,
and she did a scholarship search for me on her computer,
and I insisted that I was not Greek...
I have strange dreams.
(The ones I remember anyway!)
The dream is jumbled in my memory now, I have it written down somewhere though.

Anyway, I seached for hesperis on yahoo, this is what I learned:

Hesperis is a lesser Goddess of ancient Greece,
a dancer around the trees of golden apples,
and a handmaiden of Helos.

Hesperis is also hesperis matronalis,
a flower also known as Damask Violet, Dame's Violet,
Sweet Rocket, Dame's Rocket, and Mother of the Evening.
It is a night-bloomer with a very sweet scent,
and ranges in colour from white to purple.

Purple is my favorite colour right now.

I thought of signing up as Brighid, because she is my favorite (named) Goddess,
but I have email in hesperis already, and I know too many people named Brighid or Brigette...

~*sirepseh*~

PS: I am new here, and am not yet comfortable giving my real name.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: GUEST,cleod
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 08:52 AM

I loved the movie 'Highlander' and decided I wanted to be called MacLeod...then because there were so many people on the 'Net by that nick, I shortened it to 'cleod' - my numdane name is Carolyn (you can, however, find all the letters of cleod in my full name).

Mbo - i thought your name was African...there was this story that I read before in an African setting with a character named Mbo...

Firecat - also thought you got it from a book!


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: okthen
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 05:36 AM

i had been on the periphary (spelling?) of mudcat for months, totally addicted but not a member.

i dillied and dallied for so long, that in the end (after doing my usual quality control check on greene king)i thought

okthen

i also wanted something short that icould type in each time, if i'd known it was all done for me i might have chosen "the complete works of william shakespeare"

all in all i think i'll stick with what i got

cheers

bill


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Amergin
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 04:34 AM

Amergin was the bard for the Milesians......the name I admit is a bit grandstanding on my part....I would change it to something more fitting like Shitinabucket if it wouldnt make the Mudcat gods so angry....


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Thomas the Rhymer
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 03:53 AM

I'd come to mudcat many times
to find a song in folk sublimes
When to my delight what did I see?
That people there could write to me!
It happened on that fateful day
When I was looking Childe's way
The song I wanted, There it was
And it became my handle 'cause...
My name is Thomas and I've seen
The bonny road of Elfland's Queen!


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: roopoo
Date: 15 Aug 00 - 02:42 AM

Well I'll answer to anything, and frequently do, but I chose mouldy because I sell my salt dough under the name of "mouldy old dough". Apart from one mumming play, the only boards I have trodden were am-dram before kids happened; BUT I did get to play Captain Smollett in a pantomime version of "Treasure Island" (well slap-a-my-thigh!), and when I was at school, Japheth in a play by some French playwright of the 1930s about Noah. Got to perform in the Nottingham Arts Theatre for that one!

Andrea (aka mouldy, mum, Audrey, wife, cloglady, omigod it's her again... etc, etc).


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Bearheart
Date: 14 Aug 00 - 09:05 PM

It's part of my real name, the part I relate to the most. I am a bear at heart--- I give bear hugs (of the female variety), I love honey, I'm a healer (what bears are known for in most tribal traditions all over the world); and Bear is my spiritual connection, and to me music of any kind is about Spirit-- it comes from the deepest part of us, our soul, the part of us that feels beauty and passion. (I am definitely not a Zen Buddhist!).

Bearheart


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: black walnut
Date: 04 Aug 00 - 01:31 PM

i play a black walnut celtic harp and a black walnut fretted dulcimer....

~black walnut


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: P05139
Date: 04 Aug 00 - 12:45 PM

I chose my Mudcat name for the following reasons:-

1) My real name is Kathryn, which can be shortened to Kat.

2) Cats are my favourite animals.

3) I was in a folk group at school called Fireboots.

So... take Kat and spell it like the animal. Add the Fire from Fireboots at the front and ... duh-duh-duuuhhh.. you've got Firecat.

Come to think of it, I got off lightly! I was gonna call myself Athena after the Greek goddess of music but I decided I wasn't THAT good!!!

C ya l8er!


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Wincing Devil
Date: 03 Aug 00 - 12:46 PM

Wincing Devil is an anagram of my name.

Anagrams are nifty! MONICA LEWINSKY is an anagram of SLICK MAY WIN ONE.

http://www.anagramfun.com/


Wincing_Devil
Adopt a Sphynx: Think of all the money you'll save on Furrball remedies!


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: SpitWhistle
Date: 03 Aug 00 - 10:48 AM

'cause I play the whistle with the consequent drooly results!


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Albatross
Date: 03 Aug 00 - 10:42 AM

Well I fell hopelessly in love with a fellow mudcatter three years ago who also uses a mystical bird's name. So I that gave me the idea. I've just about got over it now. It's fun trying to fly high in the sky over the ocean without flapping ones wings very often.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: death by whisky
Date: 03 Aug 00 - 09:55 AM

OGGIE'OGGIE,OGGIE. Max Boyce buttie.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Brendy
Date: 03 Aug 00 - 04:03 AM

I remember as a kid, especially at football matches, people in the crowd would start chanting this 'Oggie oggie...' thing.
I used to join in, of course; kids tend to do that.

But I never had a clue what they were on about.
One of those many un-answered questions from childhood, I suppose.

B.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Callie
Date: 03 Aug 00 - 03:57 AM

today = "oggi" (pronounced like "(st)odgy".

Callie is the main character in Monica Dickens' "House at World's End" books. Or was it "Follyfoot"? I don't quite remember now.

And I'm not an actor.

Callie


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: GUEST
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 10:15 PM

Oggie, Oggie, Oggie.
Oi, Oi, Oi


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: bflat
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 10:05 PM

Hey Steve--oggie in Italian means: today. I like Ogden. Did you ever hear of Ogden Nash? If I had been your parent I would have wanted to name you Ogden Ogden. Think of all the famous folks who are known by one name alone. I need not list but that might be a thread topic.

bflat


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 09:59 PM

Most of Joe Offer's warning make sense - but I can't see the exact birthday. It might stop him getting unwanted birtday greetings on the Mudcat or in the post (via a Postal Box), but.... I suppose we could treat the whole of August as an extended birthday, the way they seem to have done over the past month or so weit the Queen Mum in England.

So Happy Birthday, Joe Offer...


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: flattop
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 09:32 PM

Two mudwomen asked me in PMs if I took the name flattop because I had been hit on the head with a 2 by 4. I don't think so but it makes me wonder if I might have gotten amnesia from a stud. You could get worse things from a stud. On the other hand, they might have been hinting that my writing isn't always lucid. Who's confused?


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Sourdough
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 09:06 PM

celticblues5: How to adapt the I Ching into a play.

Playwright Jackson Maclow threw a lot of yarrow sticks to get the words he would use in the play. He mixed the words up and then assigned clumps of words to characters he named. I don't remember where he got the names though.

The director, Julian Beck, then read through the "script" looking for images suggested by the random falling of the words. He came up with a scenario of six scenes. Now it was time to stage this puppy.

Rehearsals were recorded on audiotape and they were also filmed on 16 mm silent B&W stock. The audiotape was cut up at random with non-magnetic scissors and the strips were reassembled in random order.

The main character was an actor named Henry, I think he was called "The Man in White" in the program. Throughout the production, he stood at a lectern up right on the stage, rolling dice. When he rolled a seven, he threw a switch. More about that later.

Between scenes a scrim was lowered in the front of the stage. For those who don't recognize the word, it is a gauze curtain with a wonderful characteristic: if you light something behind it, the scrim becomes transparent. If you project light onto the front of it, it acts as a screen, reflecting the light back towards the audience.

In this case, Julian had both done simultaneously. Henry was bathed in a greenish downlight behind the scrim house left. A movie projector played footage from the rehearsal footage, the actors in street clothes, working out the play, sometimes serious, sometimes laughing.

Now, back to the switch. WHen Henry threw a seven, he toggled the switch turning on a red light above the stage manager's station. That was my cue to play the tape or to shut it off. (This was the "Music by John Cage".) So, as the actors were saying disconnected lines like "Thunder water rolls morning yellow" The cut-up audio recording of the randomly associated words that had been reassembled even more randomly rang out with sentences such as "Young goats three boat". You could get a screaming headache trying to find patterns of meaning.

You would think this would have been enough to satisfy the I Ching's call to randomness but there was more. Jackson had prepared 1000 playing cards that were places in a large shoe, the sort you would see in a gampling casino. Each card had an action on it. "Jump", "Spin around three times", "Take seven running steps in whatever direction you are facing", "screech", rtc.. There was even one card, and I quote, "pick left nostril with right hand (any finger).

The play itself was a dazzling display of people shreiking unconnected words, running offstage and back, falling to the floor, jumping into the audience, doing contortions and other actions that Jackson had put together. Meanwhile that same audience was being bathed in the words and images from the I Ching.

This play was not a popular success.

On the other hand, it helped to establish the Living Theatre as one of the premiere avant-garde companies in the country. It was a hangut for beat poets, dancers like Merce Cunningham, abstract expressionist painters, but I have to tell you, that play would drive you mad.

Sourdough


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: jayohjo
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 08:24 PM

jayohjo is cos I once had to explain who I was to a very drunk friend - "So who are you again?" "Jo" "Jo?" "Yep. J - O. Jo!" "Jo!" This went on for a while.....

It stuck as an occasional nickname, so I felt it made a good 'netname' too!

jo XX


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Burke
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 07:40 PM

I'm new here & not sure about how involved to be or if I want others to know who I am. Probably eventually, except that real involvement seems to require more time than I have to put in.

I went through a few alter-ego type ideas but since none seemed to work for me, I picked the name of a building on the campus where I work.

B. is my first initial so that part is for real.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Morticia
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 07:09 PM

Aren't oggies Cornish pasties?


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: oggie
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 06:18 PM

Been oggie since schooldays - surname is Ogden - my father and grandfather were oggies before me!

The net confuses things as my son and I overlap in some sites so he becomes oggiejnr. BUT not all oggies are this oggie (there are other victims) so sometimes I become oggieman!

All the best

Steve


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Morticia
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 04:13 PM

Mrrzy chose my name for me because I am small, blonde and cheerful(mostly) and wanted something tall, dark and mysterious...it's also a double irony as I work with people with terminal illness......sick I know, but only we here know about it, and you won't tell, will you? As for acting, guilty also ( see posting on actors call board thread). love Terri


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 04:00 PM

Joe, that's fine, I can do that, leave it to me, I got that covered, it's on my job dexcription, in my bag, that is; so what are you doing this weekend then....?

LTS


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Joe Offer
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 03:55 PM

Gee, Mrr, you're making me feel guilty. I kind of enjoy a little modest flirting with some of the women here on occasion, even though I have no intention of carrying things any farther. And no, I'm not interested in flirting with men. Is that so bad?
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Diva
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 03:04 PM

its half of my e-mail......intuitive diva. A good friend in Glasgow once said I was an intuitive singer,this coming from someone who is regarded as a very fine singer himself. Rather nice compliment. Diva because I became friendly with a girl doing a PHD on Scottish singers ( yes I was one of the singers)and this was how she refered to someone who was not part of the research. So its meant to be ironic.....honest.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Irish Rover
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 02:36 PM

My name was my call sign for 24 years in the military. I did not want it(named after a ship that sank) but there it is. I too am a bit of an actor, Dr.seward in Dracula Adm. Von Shriber sound of music, sailor in South Pac. chours in Bye Bye Birdie, Salesman in Musicman........ the list goes on. My brother was the true ACTOR, I am a folksinger!


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: celticblues5
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 11:18 AM

Mrzzy - tee hee! you said it, honey!

MMario - I don't doubt it for a moment.

Sourdough -

How on earth does one adapt the I Ching for performance?


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: death by whisky
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 11:09 AM

It's the name of a band I had in Cardiff. The bass player used to make props for a Welsh film company.They were making this film called "Branwen",about a Welsh soldier on a tour of duty in N.Ireland,falls in love with a catholic girl.They wanted some men to play the part of terrorists who kidnap the soldier.Because i'm from the North(Derry City),I was given the line.Ahem! "You.Soldier.Out of the car"Then we put a bag over his head,bungled him into the car and drove off.I accidentally banged his head on a couple of takes.It took us six hours,and in the final product our efforts came to the grand total of 45secs.Thats showbiz!


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Shanti
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 10:59 AM

Jeez, we are all just a bunch of frustrated actors, aren't we? Actually, I've always had the same opinion of most trial attorneys too...and there is many a teacher/professor who once had aspirations to act. Trod many boards in my time...since age 7. Haven't done much recently, but it's still in the blood. I agree that a certain amount of acting ability (or is it just plain hamminess?) makes a person with a good voice a real singer. Technique is jim dandy, but interpretation is what puts a song over to your listeners. Even mediocrity in the voice department cant be covered up VERY well with good delivery.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: catspaw49
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 10:57 AM

PLEASE NOTE:

This thread moved into these areas without any assist or input on my part.

Sincerely,

Spaw


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: SINSULL
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 10:41 AM

Hang on, Frank. Farm animals and flatulance are sure to follow.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Pseudolus
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 10:27 AM

I know I'm not one to talk because when it comes to thread creep I'm the "creepiest"! But wow have we "traveled"!!! From Mudcat names to genitals.... you gotta just LOVE this place!!!!!11 LOL

Frank


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: MMario
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 10:12 AM

Mrzzy - for about half of us (guess which half) that's because even when not planning to put them to use you are thinking about putting them to use, or dreaming about putting them to use, or reminiscing about putting them to use or hoping to put them to use.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Mrrzy
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 09:41 AM

Sheila - thank you THANK you for the BUT IT DOESN'T MATTER! This is an issue that has bugged me for years the way some people often (I write PCly, thinking really Most Americans I've Met) really care what gender you are even when you're not in bed with them. I was raised to think that while it isn't sexist to prefer to sleep only with men, or women, it IS sexist to care what genitals a person has when you are not going to put them to use.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Little Hawk
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 09:22 AM

Flattop, I've got so much hair that my head can't possibly sunburn...even in Havana. Orillia is a police state only in the mildest possible sense, and on the rarest of occasions. I like most of the cops here. One stopped me on a rural road one evening not too long ago. He looked carefully in the front and even more carefully in the back of my car, shining his flashlight around...he was clearly looking for someone or something specific. Then he said, "Okay ma'am, you can go on your way." I didn't argue the point (about my gender, that is...), because I have learned not to argue with on-duty cops or border officials. In his defence, it was kind of dark...

That's shocking news about the fatal effects of donuts on American cops! Something should be done about it.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Dulci46
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 09:20 AM

When we first got online we started using our family name. I was searching for a friends email address and when I couldn't find it typed in our name. I was shocked when I seen our address, phone # and could actually get a map to our house. How many of you have done this? Needless to say we both changed our names.

I picked Dulci because I play the dulcimer, AOL added the numbers


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: MMario
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 09:03 AM

My mudcat nickname actually results from my mother being only semi-conscious when she told people what she wanted my name to be. for nine months she had planned on naming me mario....but she said something else after the birth


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: SINSULL
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 08:45 AM

cATLIN,
wHAT IS A LIKKLESIS?

"cONSULTIN WITH THE RAIN
oH MY HEAD i'D BE SCRATCHIN'
wHILE MY THOUGHTS WERE BUSY HATCHIN'
iF i ONLY HAD A BRAIN..."
Damn Capslock!
Mary, who had a crush on the scarecrow - the story of my life.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: GUEST,Michael in Swansea
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 06:15 AM

My real name. I played the scarecrow once. "I could while away the hours conferrin' with the flowers, something something something if I only had a brain"


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Catlin
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 05:57 AM

Well.... Catlin is a name my likklesis uses, and since my other 'alias' isn't really suitable (it's Switchbitch), I thought I'd pinch it. My real name is Liz and I live in the UK.


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Sourdough
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 03:48 AM

Another theater type checking in: I spent a year at Julian Beck's and Judith Malina's The Living Theatre in New York before the government closed them down. I was in The Connection (stage manager and a small acting role). We also did a production based on the I Ching, an Ezra Pound translation of "Trojan Women" and Brecht's "In The Jungle of Cities". I got to be a John Cage musician, too. I did summer stock with The Barnstormers in Tamworth, NH. I think it's the oldest continuously operating summer theater in US. I also ran a dinner theater in New Haven directing the small productions. I also directed two plays at Yale although I was not a student there at the time. Although my career then went in another direction, I kept up an interest in community theater.

Sourdough (who has spent time looking for yellow, heavy, shiny, non-tarnishing metal)


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 02:42 AM

Pseudo - when I was treading the boards, computers were things you got in big offices in the cities, they took up whole rooms and I'd never seen one, let alone aspired to owning one!!

(yeah, and they still had pre decimal currency, Rag Tag and Bob-Tail on the black and white telly, and disco was king! Just thought I'd get that in before Morty does, she should laugh, she's older than me!!!)

Our relief organist works for the BBC as a composer and actor; I got dreadfully confused when he cut his hair for a job, (lovely long hair it was, almost as long as mine) but when he popped up on a popular drama, he looked OK.

LTS who did once appear on Mulit coloured Swap Shop, but only for a second..... I've shared a screen with Keith Chegwin... nurse, the tablets again!!!


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Subject: RE: how did you choose your mudcat name?
From: JennieG
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 02:41 AM

My parents chose it for me some time ago. When I'm being formal my name is Jennifer, to my friends I'm Jennie (not Jenny!); my middle name is Grace, hence JennieG.
And I don't answer to Jen.....

Cheers

JennieG


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